DUBAI — Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, announced the launch of the biggest Concentrated Solar Power, CSP, project in the world on Saturday.
Dewa awards the world’s largest CSP project at Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, with 700MW capacity & costing 14.2B Dirhams pic.twitter.com/EUfrH7PqJd
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) September 17, 2017
It is based on the Independent Power Producer, IPP, model. The 700MW project, worth AED14.2 billion, is the fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
“The implementation of the largest CSP plant in the world demonstrates the UAE leadership’s commitment to the production of clean and renewable energy, and entrenches our place among the most advanced countries in this industry,” His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid said.
“We will continue to implement projects that serve comprehensive development directions in our state and advances the ambitious goals we have set for the future, which we will start implementing today,” he added.
”We are moving ahead with confident steps towards the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, which we launched with the aim of transforming Dubai into a global centre for clean energy and green economy while making it the city with the lowest carbon footprint by 2050.
It is a source of pride to see the objectives we aspire for turning into tangible reality at the hands of our national cadres, who have proven to be highly efficient and manifested their excellence in various fields,” His Highness Sheikh Mohammed added. More info
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